Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Prionopterina Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 615.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Prionophora grammatistis Meyrick, 1897. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 374.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6 (male & female) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Duaringa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PRIONOPTERINA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PRIONOPTERINA.

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